Unformatted text preview: Some examples? Using rainwater capture for non potable use High efficiency, low volume fixtures. Creative landscaping • Encourage smarter use of water. Energy and Atmosphere • Buildings use 40% of total energy in the US. • Establish minimum level of energy efficiency/energy monitoring. • Achieve energy conservation through commissioning. • Encourage renewable technologies. • Have a good maintenance program to make sure installed equipment is operating as intended. Materials and Resources • Reduce waste in both construction and daily operations. • Encourage environmentally responsible forest management and other sustainably grown products and materials. • Use materials with recycled content • Divert construction debris from landfill. • Redirect reusable materials to appropriate sites....
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- Spring '13
- Renewable Energy, Water supply network, Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, Maximize water efficiency